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Portrait of Kurt-Jörgen Olsson

Kurt-Jörgen Olsson


General Counsel, Ingka Group


Åhus, Sweden


Kurt-Jörgen Olsson is the General Counsel of the Ingka Group and leads the group function Legal and Governance. He is also the corporate secretary. Kurt-Jörgen’s career with IKEA spans over 17 years, and he began his journey leading the legal team within Inter IKEA Centre Group.

In 2012, Kurt-Jörgen joined Ingka Group and this was when he took on his current position. In this role he has built and formed a strong legal team, with a centre of expertise on group level and solid legal competence in all the markets where the company operates.

Kurt-Jörgen grew up in Linköping, Sweden, and holds a Master’s degree in law from Lund University.

Kurt-Jörgen is married and has two children. He and his family now lives in Åhus, Sweden. When Kurt-Jörgen is not at work, he enjoys skiing and being out on the sea.